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Richard GiddyAge: 74 years18061881

Name
Richard Giddy
Given names
Richard
Surname
Giddy
Birth October 10, 1806
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p444
Text:

09 OCT 1806

Citation details: Baptism: Richard GIDDY (1806), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fb%2f31051018%2f1 : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Baptism November 2, 1806 (Age 23 days)
Citation details: Baptism: Richard GIDDY (1806), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fb%2f31051018%2f1 : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Shared note: Stoke Damerel, Devon
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Fanny Giddy

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445, b7.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Alice Mary Ethel Giddy

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b16.
Birth of a son
#3
John Frank Lawrence Giddy

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b17.
Marriage of a siblingJohn DoidgeJenny GiddyView this family
September 26, 1815 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Marriage: John DOIDGE and Jenny GIDDY (1815), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS/M/35045757/2 : accessed 17 Sep 2020
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 2 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 5 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 11 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 13 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
Economic Event 1825 (Age 18 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
MarriageMary Ann CurrellyView this family
March 30, 1828 (Age 21 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p444
Citation details: Marriage: Richard GIDDY and Mary Ann CURRELLY (1828), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS/M/35020206/1 : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Occupation
teacher
1828 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Richard GIDDY and Mary Ann CURRELLY (1828), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS/M/35020206/1 : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Birth of a daughter
#4
Catherine Eliza Giddy
August 24, 1829 (Age 22 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b1
Occupation
schoolmaster
1829 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Transcripts
Citation details: gidd
Baptism of a daughterCatherine Eliza Giddy
October 18, 1829 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Transcripts
Citation details: Baptism: Catherine Eiza GIDDY (1829), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fb%2f893077485%2f1 : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Birth of a daughter
#5
Sarah Amelia Giddy
June 18, 1831 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p444, b2
Occupation
schoolmaster
1831 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: Baptism: Sarah Amelia GIDDY (1831), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fb%2f31011768%2f1 : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Baptism of a daughterSarah Amelia Giddy
August 24, 1831 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: Baptism: Sarah Amelia GIDDY (1831), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fb%2f31011768%2f1 : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Death of a daughterCatherine Eliza Giddy
1832 (Age 25 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b1
Birth of a son
#6
Richard William Hoskins Giddy
April 12, 1833 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445, b3.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 28 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Birth of a son
#7
Thomas Hoskin Giddy
August 7, 1836 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445, b4.
Birth of a daughter
#8
Catherine Anne Giddy
July 22, 1837 (Age 30 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b5.
Birth of a son
#9
William Shaw Giddy
December 5, 1839 (Age 33 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b6.
Death of a wifeMary Ann Currelly
June 7, 1844 (Age 37 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p444
Text:

Thaba Nchu

Town founded 1844 (Age 37 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
MarriageSarah Jane SephtonView this family
May 1, 1845 (Age 38 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p444
Birth of a daughter
#10
Eleanore Isabella Giddy
July 9, 1846 (Age 39 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b8.
Death of a daughterEleanore Isabella Giddy
July 9, 1846 (Age 39 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b8.
Birth of a son
#11
Orlando Sephton Giddy
September 6, 1847 (Age 40 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b9.
Baptism of a sonOrlando Sephton Giddy
October 4, 1847 (Age 40 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism: Orlando GIDDY (1847), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XCDS-Q2T?cc=1463648&wc=MFVW-4NP%3A1029190301%2C1029191801%2C1029194801%2C1029194802 : 21 May 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Platberg > Baptisms 1840-1851 > image 35 of 68; Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Grahamstown : accessed 15 Apr 2020
Birth of a daughter
#12
Fanny Elizabeth Alice Giddy
July 24, 1849 (Age 42 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b10.
Birth of a son
#13
Henry Richard Giddy
February 15, 1852 (Age 45 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b11.
Birth of a daughter
#14
Agnes Helen Giddy
March 17, 1854 (Age 47 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b12.
Birth of a daughter
#15
Gertrud Elizabeth Giddy
October 10, 1856 (Age 50 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b13.
Death of a sisterJenny Giddy
April 11, 1857 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: Probate: Jenny DOIDGE (1861), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPJ9-HZT5 : 30 August 2018), Jenny Doidge, 26 Sep 1861; citing Probate, Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm : accessed 20 Sep 2020
Citation details: Probate: Jenny DOIDGE (1826), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBOR/GOVPROBATE/C/1861-1861/00007396 : accessed 20 Sep 2020
Birth of a son
#16
Wesley Clement Giddy
February 17, 1859 (Age 52 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p444, b14.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 50 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a son
#17
Edward William Prynn Giddy
July 16, 1862 (Age 55 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Edward William Prynne GIDDY (1929), MOOC 6/9/3626 #24530/1929, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSY3-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9BT%3A1598062330 : 28 September 2018), 007735897 > image 1088 of 1527; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Death of a daughterFanny Elizabeth Alice Giddy
December 8, 1862 (Age 56 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b10.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 54 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Note: American Civil War: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War
Death of a daughterSarah Amelia Giddy
September 9, 1872 (Age 65 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b2
Death of a sonThomas Hoskin Giddy
December 11, 1880 (Age 74 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b4.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 74 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 45 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 47 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Economic Event 1865 (Age 58 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 60 years)
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution
Death of a sonWilliam Shaw Giddy
May 9, 1872 (Age 65 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445, b6.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 66 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Occupation
Wesleyan minister
to 1881 (Age 74 years)

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Ricard GIDDY (1881), MOOC 6/9/179 #1659/1881, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSS3-B3KD-X?cc=2521616&wc=Q64T-V5W%3A1590123753 : 7 November 2016), 007810150 > image 749 of 2106; National Archives of South Africa, Cape Town Archives Repository, Cape Town : accessed 18 Nov 2018
Economic Event 1881 (Age 74 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area
Death February 6, 1881 Age: 74 years
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p444
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Ricard GIDDY (1881), MOOC 6/9/179 #1659/1881, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSS3-B3KD-X?cc=2521616&wc=Q64T-V5W%3A1590123753 : 7 November 2016), 007810150 > image 749 of 2106; National Archives of South Africa, Cape Town Archives Repository, Cape Town : accessed 18 Nov 2018
  1. Generation 1
    1. Richard Giddy, teacher (in 1828), schoolmaster (in 1829), schoolmaster (in 1831) and wesleyan minister (to 1881), son of Richard Giddy and Catherine Eastcott, was born on October 10, 1806 in Devonshire, England and died on February 6, 1881 in Bamboeskloof, Dist. Lady Grey, Eastern Cape at the age of 74. He married 2 times. The first time he married Mary Ann Currelly on March 30, 1828 in Stoke-Damerel, Devon, England. She was born on June 24, 1803 and died on June 7, 1844 in Thaba 'Nchu, Free State at the age of 40. The second time he married Sarah Jane Sephton on May 1, 1845 in Lesotho. She was born calculated September 27, 1823 and died on July 20, 1893 in East London, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Richard Giddy and Mary Ann Currelly:

      1. Catherine Eliza Giddy (18291832)
      2. Sarah Amelia Giddy (18311872)
      3. Richard William Hoskins Giddy (18331886)
      4. Thomas Hoskin Giddy (18361880)
      5. Catherine Anne Giddy (1837)
      6. William Shaw Giddy (18391872)
      7. Elizabeth Fanny Giddy

      Children of Richard Giddy and Sarah Jane Sephton:

      1. Eleanore Isabella Giddy (18461846)
      2. Orlando Sephton Giddy (18471893)
      3. Fanny Elizabeth Alice Giddy (18491862)
      4. Henry Richard Giddy (18521931)
      5. Agnes Helen Giddy (1854)
      6. Gertrud Elizabeth Giddy (1856)
      7. Wesley Clement Giddy (1859)
      8. Edward William Prynn Giddy (18621929)
      9. Alice Mary Ethel Giddy
      10. John Frank Lawrence Giddy
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Edward William Prynn Giddy, sheep farmer (before 1929), son of Richard Giddy and Sarah Jane Sephton, was born on July 16, 1862 in Colesberg, Northern Cape and died on October 22, 1929 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 67. He married Martha Magdelene Church.

      Children of Edward William Prynn Giddy and Martha Magdelene Church:

      1. Private
      2. Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy (18931965)
      3. Cecil Charles Giddy (1895)
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      5. Private
      6. Private
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  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy, son of Edward William Prynn Giddy and Martha Magdelene Church, was born on October 12, 1893 in Eaglescraig, Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on May 6, 1965 in Kelvin Grove, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 71. He married Sarah Ann “Violet” Emms.

      Children of Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy and Sarah Ann “Violet” Emms:

      1. Edward Noël “Ted” Giddy (19311998)
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      3. Private